Finding Aid for the Collection of Material about the Biafra-Nigeria War, 1967-1970

Processed by Saundra Taylor; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
© 2003
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Collection of Material about the Biafra-Nigeria War, 1967-1970

Collection number: 508

UCLA Library Special Collections

UCLA Library Special Collections staff



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Saundra Taylor, August 1970
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, October 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Material about the Biafra-Nigeria War,
Date (inclusive): 1967-1970
Collection number: 508
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: The Biafra-Nigeria war, also known as the Nigerian Civil War, began when the eastern section of Nigeria seceded and declared itself the Republic of Biafra on May 30, 1967. The collection consists of printed and photocopied articles, reports, etc. relating to the war.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Clarence C. Clendenen, 1970.
Originals of most of the copied material are located in the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace, Stanford University.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Material about the Biafra-Nigeria War (Collection 508). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 964392 

Biography

The Biafra-Nigeria war, also known as the Nigerian Civil War, began when the eastern section of Nigeria seceded and declared itself the Republic of Biafra on May 30, 1967; composed mainly of the Ibo people, the new country boasted major oil fields; recognized by few nations, the secessionist state was overwhelmed by Nigerian armed forces by January 12, 1970.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of printed and photocopied articles, reports, etc. relating to the Biafra-Nigeria war.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Nigeria--History--Civil War, 1967-1970--Archival resources.


Container List

 

Printed and Photocopies of Articles, Reports, etc., Relating to the Biafra-Nigeria war. v.p., 1967-1970

Creator/Collector: Biafran War Collection
Physical Description: (1 box, ca. 90 items)